Harlem graduate Josh Black has eight tackles in three games for Syracuse, including three tackles-for-loss and one quarterback hurry.

Black is playing defensive line for the Orangemen. The 6-3, 250-pound Black played in 10 games last season as a true freshman, starting nine, collecting 21 tackles and 1.5 quarterback sacks.

You can watch Black in action tonight. Syracuse takes on SEC power LSU on ESPN 2 at 7 p.m. Black already is moving up the list of top defensive players from the NIC-10 in Division 1 NCAA football. To see the all-time leaders in rushing, passing, receiving and other stats, go to the NIC-10 Sports History Book.

Tackles

Player

H.S.

College

Years

Tackles

Mike Junkin

Belvidere

Duke

1983-86

513

Brock Spack

East

Purdue

1980-83

384

Kevin Selover

Hononegah

Northern Illinois

1997-00

307

Leonard Bell

Jefferson

Indiana

1983-86

296

Bobby Anderson

Auburn

Northwestern

1979-82

275

Lee Hicks

West

Northern Illinois

1981-84

274

Carlos Polk

Guilford

Nebraska

1997-00

227

Paul Johnson

Boylan

Western Michigan

1988-91

172

Stuart Walker

East

Colorado

1975-78

159

Tim Scharf

Boylan

Northwestern

1993-96

150

Dean Lowry

Boylan

Northwestern

2012-15

139

Reggie Harris

East

Northern Illinois

1984-87

113

Joe Coniglio

Boylan

Miami of Ohio

2005-08

106

Earl Upton

Jefferson

Northern Illinois

1989-90

100

Austin Smaha

Belvidere North

Northern Illinois

2013-16

40

Mike Larson

Hononegah

Indiana

1987-88

32

Josh Black

Harlem

Syracuse

2016-17

29

Adam Schroeder

Boylan

Northern Illinois

2004-06

24

Russell Pope

East

Purdue

1975-76

21

 

Tackles for
loss

Player

H.S.

College

Years

Tackles

Carlos Polk

Guilford

Nebraska

1997-00

32

Joe Coniglio

Boylan

Miami of Ohio

2005-08

31.5

Mike Junkin

Belvidere

Duke

1983-86

31

Dean Lowry

Boylan

Northwestern

2012-15

31

Stuart Walker

East

Colorado

1975-79

24

Paul Johnson

Boylan

Western Michigan

1988-91

19

Leonard Bell

Jefferson

Indiana

1983-86

13

Lee Hicks

West

Northern Illinois

1981-84

13

Brock Spack

East

Purdue

1980-83

11

Tim Scharf

Boylan

Northwestern

1993-96

10

Reggie Harris

East

Northern Illinois

1984-87

8

Austin Smaha

Belvidere North

Northern Illinois

2013-15

7.5

Josh Black

Harlem

Syracuse

2016-17

5.5

Bobby Anderson

Auburn

Northwestern

1979-82

5